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Cathedral of San Jose

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Address: Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Tagbilaran City, Philippines

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open air cathedral

A striking thing about this place is that it isn't enclosed on all sides by glass or masonry. Still, even on an early July afternoon, it was breezy enough to stop a while without... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2016
Kat T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

A striking thing about this place is that it isn't enclosed on all sides by glass or masonry. Still, even on an early July afternoon, it was breezy enough to stop a while without any need for air conditioning. As for things to see, it is an actual place of worship, so nothing too elaborate. But for a provincial cathedral,... More 

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Kawit, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

It is a grand cathedral which afforded me the opportunity to celebrate the Eucharist every day that I was in Tagbilaran City. They also have an Adoration Chapel where you can meditate and spend quite time with the Lord

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The Cathedral houses various religious images that pilgrims can visit. The facade and walls are well preserved. The altars and retablo are also well-preserved. Restoration process was being done when we went there probably because of the 2013 earthquake. It is located at the city's center hence it is very accessible.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My sister in law who was a nun went inside to verify service time. We did not enter santuary we waitied in the taxi

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Visited this cathedral again & again !!!! The City's cathedral improved a lot every time i visit !!! There's a big parking space around the cathedral .Although , it needs good cleaning maintenance , I saw the seats were dusty filled in some areas . They need to improve the restrooms of this place for all parishioners & visitors .... More 

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Tagbilaran City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

It is always highly recommended to visit a church or a cathedral in this case to seek guidance, protection and blessing from the LORD for the opportunity to travel, more so to visit the beautiful province of BOHOL.

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Luzon, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

This is St. Joseph the Worker Cathedral, located at the heart of Tagbilaran City in Bohol PH. Centrally located, you can easily find this at the city plaza, just in front of Tagbilaran City Hall and the Rizal Plaza in Tagbilaran.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

It was good to see that the church was not affected much during the earthquake in 2013. One of the old churches that must visit when visiting Bohol.

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Tagbilaran City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

In the heart of the city is the heart of the faithfuls. I love coming back here and say my prayers. The Adoration Chapel is my favorite part of the whole.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

The location is on the crossroads of Tagbilaran City and road going to Panglao Island. The plaza in front has adorable pigeons who are just waiting to be fed. The church is undergoing construction or repairs so I can't go near the altar. The mass was spoken in Visayan which I understand but maybe it's also held in English. Around... More 

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